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How to register to vote for the 2016 presidential election

Updated Wednesday, Oct. 12 with federal judge pushing voter registration deadline in Florida to Oct. 18 due to Hurricane Matthew.

The presidential election is now just four weeks away, and voter registration windows are rapidly closing. 

In five states – like Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, Rhode Island and Mississippi – the deadlines have already passed.

October 11 is the last day voters can register in 12 states:

-Arkansas

-Georgia

-Indiana

-Kentucky

-Louisiana

-Michigan

-New Mexico

-Ohio

-Pennsylvania

-South Carolina

-Tennessee

-Texas

In Montana, Nevada, Utah and Washington, D.C., October 11 is the last day voters can register by mail. 

A number of states, including Colorado and Connecticut, permit in-person registration on Election Day.

Find out how to register in your state by going to vote.gov, and selecting the state where you live.

Here’s a state-by-state list of deadlines:

Alabama: October 24 (online, mail, in person)

Arkansas: October 11 (mail); in-person deadline has already passed

California: October 24 (online, mail, in person)

Colorado: October 31 (online, mail); November 8 (in person)

Connecticut: November 1 (online, mail); November 8 (in person)

Delaware: October 15 (online, mail, in person)

Florida: October 18 (online, in person)

Georgia: October 11 (online, mail, in person)

Idaho: October 14 (mail, in person)

Illinois: October 23 (online), October 11 (mail), November 8 (in person)

Indiana: October 11 (online, mail, in person)

Iowa: October 29 (online, in person), October 24 (mail)

Kansas: October 18 (online, mail, in person)

Kentucky: October 11 (online, mail, in person)

Louisiana: October 11 (online, mail, in person)

Maine: October 18 (mail), November 8 (in person)

Maryland: October 18 (online, mail), November 3 (in person)

Massachusetts: October 19 (online, mail, in person)

Michigan: October 11 (mail, in person)

Minnesota: October 18 (online, received by mail), November 8 (in person)

Missouri: October 12 (online, mail, in person)

Montana: October 11 (mail), November 8 (in person)

Nebraska: October 21 (online, mail), October 28 (in person)

Nevada: October 18 (online, in person), October 11 (mail)

New Hampshire: October 29 (mail), November 8 (in person)

New Jersey: October 18 (mail, in person)

New Mexico: October 11 (online, mail, in person)

New York: October 14 (online, mail, in person)

North Carolina: October 14 (mail), November 5 (in person)

North Dakota: no registration required

Ohio: October 11 (mail, in person)

Oklahoma: October 14 (mail, in person)

Oregon: October 18 (online, mail, in person)

Pennsylvania: October 11 (online, mail, in person)

South Carolina: October 11 (mail); online and in-person deadlines have already passed

South Dakota: October 24 (online, in person)

Tennessee: October 11 (mail, in person)

Texas: October 11 (mail, in person)

Utah: November 1 (online), October 11 (mail), November 1 (in person)

Vermont: November 2 (online, mail, in person)

Virginia: October 17 (online, mail, in person)

Washington: October 31 (in person); online and email deadlines have already passed

Washington, D.C.: October 11 (online, mail), November 8 (in person)

West Virginia: October 18 (online, mail, in person)

Wisconsin: October 19 (mail), November 8 (in person)

Wyoming: October 25 (mail), November 8 (in person)